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Calendar of Events

Exhibit: "Home of the Palmetto: South Carolina and Its State Tree"

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Exhibit: “The Force of Character and Courage”: South Carolina and Hugo

Monday, September 29, 2014

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Plein Air Painting Workshop for Beginners

Saturday, October 4, 2014

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Second Language Research Forum

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Carolina Women's Health Research Forum

Friday, October 24, 2014

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Elmore Leonard archive preview with archivist Jessica Crouch

Friday, October 24, 2014

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Leadership Spotlight: "Restructuring and Revitalizing Education in post-Apartheid South Africa"

Monday, October 27, 2014

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Scott Hayes Davis Junior Voice Recital

Monday, October 27, 2014

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Featured Stories

be the match uofsc

Student hopes UofSC can 'Be the Match'

Eric Villeneuve, a junior criminal justice major, is hoping to get more University of South Carolina students, faculty and staff members registered with the national Be The Match bone marrow registry. It's a cause that's important to him personally, having seen what a difference bone marrow donations can make.
Lighting the way

Lighting the way

Nearly 1,000 middle and high school students will come to the College of Engineering and Computing on Thursday for the Edison Lecture Series. Presentations and interactive demonstrations will focus on human-robot interactions and how gaming and virtual reality can be used to make lives better.

A president with pride

A president with pride

Devon Sherrell knows he is one of the lucky ones when it comes to his "story." The junior political science student said he knew from a very young age that he was gay, so when he came out his friends and family in high school, he was relieved that no one seemed to have a problem. Knowing that is not the case for everyone, the now president of the Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Straight Alliance organization has dedicated his time to supporting the the LGBT community.

VIDEO: Dawn Staley named Honorary Life Member of My Carolina

VIDEO: Dawn Staley named Honorary Life Member of My Carolina

Dawn Staley didn't attend the UofSC, but she still considers herself a Gamecock. On the court, the women's basketball coach has filled a trophy case with awards. Off the court, Staley has raised money for a children's charity. The My Carolina Alumni Association named Staley an Honorary Life Member for the way she's represented our university.

Breast cancer survivor gives back

Breast cancer survivor gives back

A cancer diagnosis doesn't always put life on pause. Kathy Mercer, a survivor and professor in the College of Nursing stayed invigorated during her treatment and encourages patients to stay positive through her work with the Pink Posse, a local support group.

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In the News

“Elmore Leonard archives headed to S. Carolina”

UofSC expands crime fiction collections with addition of Elmore Leonard archives (feat. Tom McNally, libraries) --Detroit Free Press

“Finally, Columbia gets its 500-seat performance hall”

Concert hall in Moore School debuts to community excitement --Free Times

“Life sciences industry gets traction in Greenville”

School of Medicine’s Greenville campus in prime position as life sciences expand in Upstate --Greenville News

“40 years and still coming back for Moore”

(feat. Hildy Teegen, international business) --Daily Gamecock

“South Carolina’s countdown to same-sex marriage”

Law professor discusses pending same-sex marriage case timeline (feat. Marcia Zug, law) --Free Times

“Columbia Chamber gala and auction”

President Pastides recognized as Columbia Chamber Ambassador of Year --WIS-TV

“What did the Civil War smell like?”

Historian uses five senses to write about how the Civil War was experienced (feat. Mark M. Smith, history) --Chronicle of Higher Education

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